Seminar on female infanticide Save the Girl Child and Women empowerment by YWCA of India hostel Committee in collaboration with Inner wheel Club of Chandigarh Midtown .
The function started with lighting of lamp and Prayer by Rev Preety Joseph and Inner wheel prayer and floral welcome to the Chief Guest. Seminar on Female infanticide, Save the Girl Child and Women Empowerment was organized by YWCA of India Hostel Committee in collaboration with Inner wheel club of Chandigarh Midtown on 13 October, 2012 at YWCA hall Sector 11 Chandigarh It was meticulously conducted by Dr. Indu Luthra. More than 110 ladies and girls attended the seminar including members of the Tricity inner wheel clubs .
On the occasion papers were presented on the Female Infanticide by Dr. Joginder Mukherjee, Save the Girl Child by Mrs Neeru Khattar and Women Empowerment by Mrs. Santosh Gupta. A very emotional Play named Lauhla was staged by the residents of YWCA hostel on the theme dilemma of a daughter. The Play was produced and directed by Saudrya.
Christina Alxandra, president of Rotractors Club and her team members from Dev Samaj College presented a very powerful song on Women Empowerment. On the occasion a special girl-Pooja was honoured. She is physically challenged, but highly educated, drives her own wheel chair to go to work The function ended with National Anthem where all present took a vow to protect the girl Child and work for the empowerment of women.
Chief guest Mrs. Brij Parmar ,Chairman Inner Wheel Distt 308 congratulated Dr. Indu Luthra for convening a seminar on such a important topic and appreciated the efforts of Inner wheel Club of Chandigarh Midtown as well as YWCA Hostel Committee Chandigarh. She also thanked the residents of the YWCA hostel and the Rotractors of Rotary Club Chandigrah Midtown , who made the audience aware of the importance of the girl child and women in a very interesting manner. The girls were given gifts as a token of appreciation by the club.